Proverbs 1:7 declares the key to the Biblical understanding. The passage says..... Proverbs 1:7“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.” The phrase is repeated many times in Proverbs, stating the same concept using different terms, such as.... “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom”, … Continue reading The Fear of the Lord
Numbers 21:6-9So the LORD sent poisonous snakes among the people, and they bit the people; many people of Israel died. Then the people came to Moses and said, “We have sinned, for we have spoken against the LORD and against you. Pray to the LORD that he would take away the snakes from us.” So … Continue reading The Copper Serpent: Idolatry in the Temple
When your hear or see the word, “apocalypse”, what comes to mind? Growing up in American movie entertainment, the term presents an entire genre of films based around the end of the world. A mega-hit that immediately arises, with a term often synonymous in our culture, is “Armageddon.” In that Bruce Willis classic, a meteor … Continue reading Apocalypse?
Here is an excerpt from the writings of Justin Martyr on the Nicolaitans, and the namesakes of various other similar, false teachers, and the doctrines formed of their opinions. Justin Martyr (in Dialogue with Trypho, 35) discusses the fact "that many of those who say that they confess Jesus, and are called Christians, eat ‘meats … Continue reading Nicolaitans?
Jewish boy displaying the tefillin As per usual, “Facebook Christianity“ is being overrun with what is called “Newspaper Hermeneutics” by biblical scholars. It is the biblically illiterate art of taking every current newspaper headline, and trying to predict the prophecies of the Bible by them. To be blunt, it is foolishness that almost everyone in … Continue reading The Mark of the Beast?
THE KING BEAST Who is the Beast? Better yet, in chapter 13 we might ask, "Who are the Two Beasts?" Growing up in the eighties I heard Mikhail Gorbachev could be the Antichrist, due to the birthmark on his forehead and being that he was leader of the Soviet Union, who was depicted as being … Continue reading Revelation Chapter 13